Suzuki felt no added pressure by ‘perfect’ bike label

Suzuki team boss Davide Brivio says the marque felt no added pressure in its 2020 title-winning season when its rivals repeatedly branded its MotoGP bike “perfect”. Joan Mir won the premier class title for Suzuki for the first time since 2000 when he wrapped up the championship with a round to spare last month in Valencia. Mir proved to be […]

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This is How Extreme E Is Going to Change Racing, Maybe

Extreme E is going to save the world. Or at least the world of motorsports. Maybe, if the eco-friendly cargo ship arrives in time with all the electric SUVs. The new all-electric off-road racing series hopes to be carbon-negative, that is, actually reduce its carbon footprint to the point it is cleaning the air instead of polluting it. All the […]

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Gunther quickest on final day of Valencia Formula E test

Maximilian Gunther set the fastest time of Formula E pre-season testing on a final day in Valencia in which the entire 24-car field was separated by less 0.8 seconds. The BMW Andretti driver clocked a late 1m11.760s flying lap at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo to keep Sergio Sette Camara at bay by just 0.036s on an impressive day for Dragon […]

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Vandoorne flying to Bahrain, but unsure about Mercedes’ plans

Stoffel Vandoorne has not been able to give much thought to a possible Formula 1 comeback with Mercedes, but knows there’s a “chance” he’ll be racing in Bahrain this weekend. Mercedes announced on Tuesday morning that Lewis Hamilton would miss this weekend’s Sakhir Grand Prix after testing positive for COVID-19. Hamilton reported mild symptoms on Monday before testing positive, and […]

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F1 news: Red Bull to delay Albon decision until post-season

Red Bull will not make a decision on Alexander Albon’s future with the team until after the final race of the 2020 Formula 1 season. Albon is currently under pressure to retain his seat alongside Max Verstappen for 2021 as Red Bull’s bosses ponder replacing him with a more experienced driver. Red Bull has openly said that if it were […]

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Lucas di Grassi wants to stay in Formula E after Audi exit

Audi driver Lucas di Grassi has “no hard feelings” about the manufacturer’s decision to exit Formula E at the end of the season but wishes to remain in the championship. The German manufacturer announced on Monday it would withdraw the factory team from FE at the end of the 2020/21 season in favour of a Dakar Rally programme.  It will […]

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Roberts: Not heroic, did what was necessary | F1 News by PlanetF1

Stepping into the flames to help Romain Grosjean, F1 doctor Ian Roberts says he’s not a hero, he did “what was necessary”. Grosjean crashed on the opening lap of the Bahrain Grand Prix, his Haas piercing the guardrail and splitting in half before bursting into flames. As the Frenchman climbed out of what was left of his car, Roberts was […]

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What happened to Honda’s other Super GT contenders at Fuji?

Honda claimed the SUPER GT title in dramatic fashion at Fuji Speedway last weekend, but not with its best-placed car in the championship. So what happened to the other two NSX-GT crews in title contention? Prior to the weekend, Real Racing Honda pair Bertrand Baguette and Koudai Tsukakoshi were tied at the head of the standings with TOM’S Toyota man […]

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Lewis Hamilton Will Sit Out At Least One GP After Positive Covid-19 Test

Lewis Hamilton has become the third F1 driver to test positive for Covid-19 in the 2020 season. According to a statement released by Mercedes-AMG F1, the seven-time world champion was tested after waking on Monday morning with mild symptoms, returning a positive result, which was confirmed via a retest. The British driver was tested three times last week, returning negative […]

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